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Request to Exceed Credit Limit in Minerva

For students in the Faculties of Arts or Science (including B.A.&Sc.)

If you are a continuing student whose CGPA is above 3.50, you may take more than 17 credits per term in Fall or Winter, and more than 12 in Summer. This form is to request to exceed 17 (Fall/Winter) or 12 (Summer) credits in a given term. 

Please also note:

  1. Submitting this form does not guarantee approval of exceeding credits
  2. The programs on your unofficial transcript in Minerva must be accurate
  3. Freshman/Foundation Year students (U0) in the Faculty of Science are not eligible to exceed credits

Note: It is important that you also consult a Faculty Adviser in Dawson Hall to talk about your options, and the effects that your request may have on your studies.

Current opening and closing dates of this form for each term:

Term Form opens Form closes
Summer April 1 April 30
Fall August 17 September 8
Winter December 10 January 10
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